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Web Design for Higher Education

Your college or university website is a crucial marketing tool. The design must promote your competitive advantages, be true to your mission, and maintain brand integrity. As specialists in higher education web design, Beacon speaks your language.

We know what's important.

Increase Enrollment and Retention
Emphasize Degrees & Programs
Support Fundraising Initiatives
Responsive and Mobile-first Design
Comply with ADA & Accessibility Standards

Easy Maintenance
Intuitive Main Navigation
Deliver Great Site Search Results
SEO Friendly
Google Analytics Integrations

Our Approach To Higher-Ed Web Design

Beacon brings the Brains, Beauty, and Brawn to web design.
STRATEGY PHASE: Understand what your audience wants.

Our accomplished strategy team thoroughly evaluates user experience and analytics data to custom define the design, marketing, and technology strategy for success. We review and analyze your business, user experience, data analytics, marketing, technology, and brand to produce a comprehensive strategic plan and roadmap for subsequent design and development.
DESIGN PHASE: Plan how to satisfy your audience's needs.

Our creative design team taps their experience and creative juices to custom-design the graphics and messaging to effectively showcase your brand across multiple devices and mediums with measureable results. We use information gathered to perform creative graphic design, user interface design, digital marketing setup, and analytics configuration with plenty of planned design-and-review iterations.
DEVELOPMENT PHASE: Build the vision.

Our development and hosting teams enlist our expert staff, proven processes, and best-in-class software to deliver, drive, and support your strategy with quality. We bring the design and strategy to life through web development and integration with 3rd party software with appropriate content management and ecommerce software on top of a powerful web hosting infrastructure.

Beacon is the #1 Development Partner for Hannon Hill's Cascade Server CMS.  Learn More

Entering a redesign?
Here are some tools to get you started.


Beacon knows how difficult Higher Ed RFP writing can be. That's why we put together THE definitive guide on writing the perfect RFP. 


Our FREE higher education website audit uncovers issues plaguing your site so you know where to focus your efforts during a redesign or refresh.


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